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Carl Orff (1895–1982)

Carl Orff was born on July 10, 1895 in Munich, Germany as Karl Heinrich Maria Orff. He was married to Liselotte Schmitz, Luise Rinser, Gertrud Willert and Alice Solscher. He died on March 29, 1982 in Munich. See full bio »


(age 86) in Munich, Germany

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Excalibur Soundtrack
The General's Daughter
The Doors
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 2018 Disjointed (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
 2017 Cannonball (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2016 Scream Queens (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2016 The X Factor (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
 2016 The Flash (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2015 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2014 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2014 Paulo Gustavo: Hiperativo (TV Special) (writer: "O Fortuna (Carmina Burana)")
 2014 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2014 The Good Wife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2010-2014 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2014 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2013 QI: na vse máme odpoved (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2009-2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
 2013 El loro y el cisne (music: "Carmina burana")
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "O Fortuna")
 2012 Funny Show Part Two: The Video - Movie (Video) (writer: "O Fortuna" from "Carmina Burana")
 2012 Seven Psychopaths (writer: "Der Mond: Ach, da hängt ja der Mond! (Kleines Kind/Char)")
 2012 Take Me Out (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
 2012 Space Ninjas and the Black Mambas Part-1 (Short) (music: "Carmina burana")
 2012 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
 2012 Funny Show Presents (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2011 Twisted Fiction (Short) (writer: "Fortune plango vulnera from 'Carmina Burana'")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2011 Alpeis (writer: "O Fortuna (Carmina Burana)")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
 2011 Just Go with It (writer: "O Fortuna" from "Carmina Burana")
 2010 BBC Proms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2010 The Wine Cellar (Short) (writer: "De Temporum Fine Comoedia")
 2009-2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
 2010 Kinshasa Symphony (Documentary) (music: "O fortuna")
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2009 The Choir: Unsung Town (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2009 Capitalism: A Love Story (Documentary) (writer: "O Fortuna", "Gassenhauer (Street Song)")
 2009 G-Force (writer: "O Fortuna" from "Carmina Burana")
 2008 O, Fortuna! (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Carmina burana")
 2008 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2008 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
 2008 Over Her Dead Body (writer: "Carmina Burana - O Furtuna")
 2008 Samyy luchshiy film (music: "O FORTUNA from CARMINA BURANA")
 2007 Shrek the Halls (TV Short) ("O Fortuna", uncredited)
 2007 Magicians (writer: "O Fortuna" from "Carmina Burana")
 2007 My Kid Could Paint That (Documentary) (writer: "Vier Stücke für Xylophon")
 2006 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2006 911 Mysteries Part 1: Demolitions (Video documentary) (writer: "O Fortuna" from "Carmina Burana" - uncredited)
 2006 Pasolini prossimo nostro (Documentary) (music: "Carmina burana")
 2006 Seus Problemas Acabaram!!! ("Carmina Burana")
 2006 Wanderlust (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Music Poetica")
 2005 Todd Rundgren: Liars Live (Video) ("Prelude")
 2005 The Long Weekend (writer: "Fortune Plango Vulnera")
 2004 AMV Hell (Short) (writer: "O Fortuna")
 2004 Freddy vs Ghostbusters (Short) (writer: "O Fortuna" - uncredited)
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen (writer: "Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: 'O Fortuna' from Carmina Burana")
 2003 The King of Queens (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2003 One Last Dance (writer: "In Trutina" (from Carmina Burana))
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2002 999-9999 (writer: "O Fortuna")
 2002 Jackass: The Movie (Documentary) ("O Fortuna")
 2001 Lauzon Lauzone (Documentary) (writer: "O Fortuna from (Carmina Burana)")
 2000 Finding Forrester (arranger: "ORFF SCHULWERK 'GASSENHAUER' FROM 'MUSICA POETICA'")
 2000 Rat (writer: "O Fortuna")
 1999 Shylock (Documentary) (music: "Carmina burana (excerpt)")
 1999 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1999 The Bachelor (writer: "O Fortuna")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "O' Fortuna")
 1999 That '70s Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
 1999 The General's Daughter (writer: "O Fortuna")
 1999 Ratcatcher ("Gassenhauer")
 1998 UFO - Geheimnisse des 3. Reichs (Video documentary) (writer: "O Fortuna" - uncredited)
 1996 American Gothic (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "Excerpt from 'Carmina Burana'" - uncredited)
 1994 Buona Domenica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1994 Natural Born Killers (writer: "Excerpts from 'Carmina Burana'")
 1994 David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Carmina Burana: O Fortuna")
 1993 Dracula Unleashed (Video Game) (writer: "O Fortuna", "Fortune Plango Vulnera")
 1986-1993 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
 1993 The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion (TV Special) (writer: "Carmina Burana: O Fortuna")
 1992 Herr Ober! (o Fortuna", ("Carmina Burana)
 1991 The Doors ("Carmina Burana")
 1989 Knabenjahre (Documentary) (music: "Carmina Burana")
 1987 Pandemonium (writer: "O Fortuna" (excerpt from Carmina Burana))
 1984 Speed (Documentary short) (writer: "O Fortuna")
 1982 Liquid Sky ("Excerpts from Epitalamo of 'Trionfo di Afrodite'")
 1981/I Sredni Vashtar (Short) (music: "Carmina Burana")
 1981 Circle of Two ("Carmina Burana")
 1981 Excalibur ("O Fortuna")
 1975 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (writer: "Carmina Burana - III. Veris Laeta Facies")
 1974 A Very Natural Thing ("Entrata After William Byrd")
 1973 Badlands ("Musica Poetica", "Passion" , "Die grauen Weiber" [The grey hags] , "Mariae Geburt" [The Birth of the Virgin Mary], uncredited)
 1973 All Nudity Shall Be Punished (music: "Carmina Burana")
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1970 Ternos Caçadores (music: "Catulli Carmina", "Antigonae", "Carmina Burana", "Oedipus Der Tyrann", "Die Kluge")
 1965 Leonora Carrington o el sortilegio ironico (Documentary short) (music: "Carmina Burana")
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1966, Prometheus; Musical Drama See more »

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Lived in Dießen at Lake Ammer in Bavaria until his death. See more »

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